Lucas County, Iowa Population 2021

Lucas County, Iowa's estimated population is 8,566 with a growth rate of -0.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lucas County, Iowa is the 86th largest county inIowa. The 2010 Population was 8,898 and has seen a growth of -3.73% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,566-17-0.20%
20208,583-17-0.20%
20198,600-17-0.20%
20188,617840.98%
20178,533-22-0.26%
20168,555-55-0.64%
20158,610-26-0.30%
20148,636-61-0.70%
20138,697-81-0.92%
20128,778-102-1.15%
20118,880-18-0.20%
20108,898-172-1.90%
19909,070-1,243-12.05%
198010,3131501.48%
197010,163-760-6.96%
196010,923-1,146-9.50%
195012,069-2,502-17.17%
194014,571-543-3.59%
193015,114-572-3.65%
192015,6862,22416.52%
191013,462-2,664-16.52%
190016,1261,56310.73%
189014,563330.23%
188014,5304,14239.87%
187010,3884,62280.16%
18605,7665,2951124.20%
18504710.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.20% (-17)
State
Founded
1846
County Seat
2010 Population
8,898
Growth Since 2010
-3.73% (-332)
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Lucas County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,50599.09%
Two or More Races340.40%
Some Other Race340.40%
Black or African American80.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.02%
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Lucas County, Iowa Population by Race

Lucas County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Lucas County, Iowa Median Age

44.2


Total

42.1


Male

45.5


Female

Lucas County, Iowa Adults

There are 6,595 adults, (1,836 of whom are seniors) in Lucas County, Iowa.

Lucas County, Iowa Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lucas County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

4,266

49.70%

Male

4,317

50.30%

Lucas County, Iowa Population by Age

Lucas County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lucas County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family57.3%42.7%
Male69.7%30.3%
Female78%22%
All78.1%21.9%
Married91.3%8.7%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lucas County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7012.2978.1
Married1,9962.8191.3
Non Family1,2111.1657.3
Female3722.8778
Male1223.269.7

2.77

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Lucas County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1502.52%
9th to 12th Grade3225.41%
High School Graduate2,45841.27%
Some College1,38623.27%
Associates Degree62610.51%
Bachelors Degree80613.53%
Graduate Degree2083.49%
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Lucas County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lucas County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,8445,4281,008
Hispanic8731
2+ Races17176
Other Race1212
Black77
Native American22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 35.29%.

Lucas County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,323$48,548$28,665
Less Than 9th Grade$26,932$39,750$15,878
High School Graduate$34,295$43,229$23,125
Some College$37,786$46,875$27,316
Bachelors Degree$49,063$63,750$37,458
Graduate Degree$86,875$87,159$86,528

$38,323

Average Earnings

$48,548

Average Male

$28,665

Average Female

Lucas County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lucas County, Iowa Language by Age

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Lucas County, Iowa Language

94.81% of Lucas County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 5.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.53% of the population.

Lucas County, Iowa Language

Lucas County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,18785510.44%
Hispanic17011668.24%
Multiple341441.18%
Black66100.00%

11.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.71%

Male Poverty Rate

12.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lucas County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lucas County, Iowa is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lucas County, Iowa is White, with 10.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.06%.

Lucas County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.52%
High School11.07%
Some College8.35%
Bachelors or Greater6.11%

Lucas County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed78.26%
Female Unemployed15.15%
Female Employed9.04%
Male Employed3.88%

Lucas County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lucas County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,205$73,294
Families$69,388$85,800
Married Families$78,873-
Non Families$30,949$44,242
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Income by Household Type

Lucas County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lucas County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Lucas County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lucas County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Lucas County, Iowa Marital Status

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559

Number of Veterans

545

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam191
First Gulf War123
Second Gulf War102
Korea71
World War II33

Lucas County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54177
75+173
65 to 74130
55 to 6460
18 to 3419

Lucas County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5538.48%
2+ Races617.65%
Hispanic22.15%

Lucas County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Lucas County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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6.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lucas County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lucas County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Lucas County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Lucas County, Iowa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.31%

Born in Lucas County, Iowa

97.04%

Native Born

2.96%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

1.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.04% of Lucas County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 80.31% having been born in Iowa. 1.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lucas County, Iowa Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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